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Ambitious Fifth-Grader Teams Up With Police Dog To Make Big DifferenceA fifth-grader from Upper St. Clair has teamed up with a Bethel Park police K9 to make a big difference. KDKA’s Kym Gable has more.
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Kennywood Bumps Up Starting Pay Rates For Some Positions To $13 An HourIn an effort to fill 900 positions, Kennywood and its sister parks are boosting starting pay for some jobs to $13 an hour.
Ross Township Unveils Bruno Sammartino ParkRoss Township is honoring pro wrestler Bruno Sammartino by renaming a park in the longtime resident’s honor.
Greene, Washington Counties Work To Expand Internet AccessIt was a celebration that was a long time coming for Greene County. Outside the chamber of commerce in Waynesburg, many gathered to celebrate the county’s accomplishments so far when it comes to broadband expansion; KDKA’s Amy Wadas reports.
Wounded Warriors Visit PNC Park To Play MLB The ShowThe Pirates are on the road in Minnesota this weekend, but their charitable organization put the home ballpark to good use.
Kidsburgh: Sending Kids To Summer CampParents have some difficult decisions about whether to enroll their children in summer camps this year. Many camps are already filling up after pent-up demand from kids who didn’t get to go to camp last summer; KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen reports.
Steelers Cornerback Justin Layne Arrested After Joyride In OhioA 2019 NFL Draft pick, Justin Layne is just beginning his defense career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But now it looks like he’s going to need some defending of his own after a high-speed joyride; KDKA’s Royce Jones reports.
KDKA-TV Evening Forecast (4/23)Stay on top of local weather with meteorologist Ray Petelin’s forecast!
When Will It Be Safe To Stop Wearing Masks?With more than 200 million Americans now receiving at least the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, some are asking when it will be safe to stop wearing a mask; KDKA’s Paul Martino reports.
Vigil Held To Remember Lives Lost To Police BrutalityDozens of people gathered in East Liberty, holding signs with familiar names on them like George Floyd and Antwon Rose. KDKA’s Bryant Reed has more.
US Health Panel Recommends Restarting Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccinationsA health panel is recommending restarting the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine; KDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
2 Overnight Fires In Pittsburgh Being Investigated As SuspiciousTwo fires in Beltzhoover that broke out within hours of one another are being investigated as suspicious. KDKA’s Nicole Ford has more.
Reporter Update: Officials Investigating 2 Suspicious Fires In BeltzhooverWhile firefighters were battling a blaze in Beltzhoover, another one broke out nearby; KDKA’s Nicole Ford reports.
Reporter Update: CDC Committee Meets About J&J VaccineKDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra is listening to a CDC committee’s meeting on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
McDonald Man Accused Of Impregnating Teen Girl, Trying To Kill Stepson Pleads GuiltyA local man pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted homicide charges.
Attorney: Couple Will Not Face Murder Charges In Death Of Young SonAttorneys representing a Baldwin couple, accused of killing their 1-year-old son, say their clients will not face murder charges.
Coroner: Amish Teen Linda Stoltzfoos Was Strangled, StabbedThe Lancaster County Coroner’s Office has ruled asphyxia due to strangulation and suffocation as the cause of death for 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos, an Amish teen who disappeared more than 10 months ago.
Web Extra: Bruno Sammartino Park UnveiledRoss Township has renamed one of the their parks after legendary wrestler Bruno Sammartino!
Reporter Update: Rally In East Liberty For Racial JusticeKDKA’s Bryant Reed reports from East Liberty where people came together for a rally and vigil, calling for racial justice and police accountability.
Reporter Update: Beltzhoover Fires Consider SuspiciousKDKA’s Briana Smith reports from Beltzhoover where police and firefighters are investigating two overnight fires.
KDKA-TV Afternoon Forecast (4/23)Get the latest weather updates with meteorologist Ron Smiley’s forecast!
Former Delta Foundation President Settles Charges Of Forgery, Impersonating Public ServantGary Van Horn has settled in court and will pay fines, serve probation and do community service.